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: california is a very interesting state because they have made it very difficult to raise property taxes. they are sort of this strange direct where they can put things on referendum where you can't raise taxes but the people can also vote on what they want. >> that's right. >> jon: so it is the perfect symbol for the difficulties we have in the country of getting the services we want while convincing people that they do have to bay for it. >> yes. you have that rob, but you also have the other problem, which is that mistakes were made, not only in california but all over the united states, when it comes to pensions. we have in california now for instance $400 billion of unfunded liability, this is something that was done by the legislature, not by the people, so there is a huge amount of money that is being going out, and now it is not available for programs for the people, just because it is for retired people and kind of like you are living in the past, you are taking care of things in the past rather than look to looking to the future and building schools and roads and universities a
to $4 billion of tax breaks for big oil. $4 billion amounts to -- are you ready? -- it represents 0008%. $5 trillion, and this president is focused, for whatever reason, is .0008% of the problem. >> jon: forgetting for just a second that $4 billion is not .0008% of $5 trillion but in fact .05%, what's a couple of zeros between lead financial analysts on a business network? but let's focus on the argument which appears to be that $8 million is greater than $4 billion. in the words of a certain mathematically inclined vampire, i believe the quote would be "that's bull [bleep]." so why would conservatives, why would conservatives feel so strongly that sesame street has to go? i'm kind of getting the sense there might be something else going on here >> i thought sesame street was supposed to be sharing and being nice to people. over the years they've gotten more liberal >> brain washing in the most obvious form. >> pbs, sesame street, public television suckal at the public teats for taxpayer dollars. it's an insidious form of brain washing and propaganda being as usual perpetrated by the l
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